Port agencies generally provide services for the ships and seafarers at the ports of ships. It is an agency type that is encountered in regular line transportation and only agencies that provide freight marketing services are called port agencies for the lines that are loading to the ship. 160 There is usually a long-term contract with the shipowner, and they have an advanced marketing sales network and function.
In practice, not only the ship agencies that carry cargo ports to the ship but also the port agencies and the port agencies engaged in port agencies, the container ship agencies operating in the regular line transportation is also the port agency.
The port agent, who is the local representative of the ship at the port where the ship is arriving, gives the shipowner the proforma invoice showing the ship’s estimated port costs before the ship arrives; The port is controlled by the customs clearance, and the ship provides the fuel, storage and spare parts that the ship needs in port.
These agencies are generally referred to as port agencies because they are dealing with the port operations of the ship and they do not provide services to the ship. The effective functioning of a port agency must be in line with national and international rules, to ensure that all official authorities are fulfilling the requirements when serving the ship, and to have full and productive connections with port operators and service providers. Transbosphor aims to provide the best service to you thanks to its active service network and experience gained over the years.